Paul Harris."strangely ther are no heiroglyphics that record the children of israel!!" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • JOHANES Franzen
    • 01.08.05 | 22:23 (IDT)

    "The Israelites were never in Egypt, did not wander in the desert, did not conquer the land [of Canaan] in a military campaign and did not pass it on to the twelve tribes of Israel. Perhaps even harder to swallow is the fact that the united kingdom of David and Solomon, described in the Bible as a regional power, was at most a small tribal kingdom." "Jerusalem was essentially a cow town, not the glorious capital of an empire. These findings have been accepted by the majority of biblical scholars and archaeologists for years and even decades" and so on...... -The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Text.- Israel Finkelstein (chairman of the Archaeology Department at Tel Aviv University) and (archaeology historian and journalist) Neil Asher Silberman

    from the article: The deep abyss of Israeli discourse
    First published 00:00 01.08.05 | Last updated 00:00 01.08.05
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